Description

    Ruby, Diamond, White Gold Ring, Black, Starr & Frost
    The ring features an oval-shaped ruby weighing 1.10 carats, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of 1.00 carat, accented by round-cut rubies weighing a total of 1.50 carats, set in 18k white gold, marked B.S. & F. Gross weight 4.64 grams.
    Size: 6-1/2 (sizeable)


    Estimate: $1,200 - $1,600.

    Condition Report*:

    Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): full-cut
    Count: 1 - 25

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): ruby
    Shape(s): oval, round-cut
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A gorgeous ring with vibrant coloring. Three rubies have cavities.

    Black, Starr & Frost: Isaac Marquand established Black, Starr & Frost in New York City in 1810, creating one of America’s most renowned jewelry firms with a rich and colorful history expanding over two centuries. The company had many historical firsts, including displaying jewelry in their storefront windows, originating window shopping. The family-owned generational business was also one of the first to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange, created the first choker necklace, and invented the safety deposit box system and fireproof buildings so clients could safely store their jewelry. They were also the first jewelry store to open on iconic Fifth Avenue. One of many impressive achievements includes selling the Archduke Joseph Diamond, a 76 carat, D-color, internally flawless diamond, the largest near-perfect Golconda diamond in the world, setting three world records for the sale of a colorless diamond at auction. The company’s values and continued success have set a standard in the industry that will live on for years to come.

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    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    December
    4th Monday 1:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    December
    4th Monday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    12 Days 10h 25m
    Internet/Mail Bids: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: 10
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    This lot is in: 2 - Signature® Internet Session - No Floor or Phone Bidding (Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 55366-55978) - 2:00 PM Central Time, Monday, December 4, 2017.
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    Additional Location Info:
    Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion2 East 79th StreetNew York, NY 10075

    Reserve Amount:
    $800
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